Solar Newsletter | One More Time, With Feeling: GE’s Latest Approach to Energy Storage Jay Owen December 23, 2019 SRI/ESG News, Greentech, Latest HeadlinesTOP SOLAR NEWS FROM GTMJulian Spector | 12.12.19One More Time, With Feeling: GE’s Latest Approach to Energy StorageAfter a long evolution, GE now sees integrating batteries with renewables or gas turbines as its best place to add value. David Linden and Peter Osbaldstone | 12.16.19The State of Power Market Evolution in EuropeThe electricity sector has been a cornerstone of the energy transition. But with the pace of change increasing, are power markets helping or hindering? John Parnell | 12.16.19Another Big Solar Deal for Shell — This One Down UnderOil supermajor buys 49 percent stake in Australian developer Esco Pacific a month after closing acquisition of C&I supplier ERM Power. Emma Foehringer Merchant | 12.16.19With 2 Weeks to Go, Builders Brace for California’s 2020 Home Solar MandateAn in-depth look at the preparations and lingering controversies around California’s landmark home solar requirement. John Parnell | 12.13.193 Challenges for the UK Energy Sector After Johnson’s Election VictoryWith political gridlock broken, the energy sector will grapple with Brexit and the country’s net-zero emissions target. Jeff St. John | 12.12.19California Seeks to Shift Major Battery Incentive Toward Fire, Blackout ResiliencyCPUC proposes spending half of total $1.2 billion SGIP budget through 2024 on battery-solar systems for high-fire-risk customers. John Parnell | 12.12.19Europe’s Energy Giants Line Up to Endorse Green DealThe power sector sees huge opportunity, while the proposed “carbon border” raises questions for EU oil and gas imports. Emma Foehringer Merchant | 12.11.19Residential Solar Hits New Peak in US With Record Q3 InstallationsWoodMac said the quarterly record came amid weakness in the Northeast, traditionally a stronghold for rooftop installers. Bryan White and Chloe Holden | 12.11.19Loanpal Now No. 1 in the Booming Solar Loan MarketWoodMac finds that loans now claim a majority of the solar financing market, but third-party ownership isn’t going away anytime soon. John Parnell | 12.11.19Moonshot Moment: Europe Announces Green DealAmong the European Commission’s plans is a carbon border, ensuring companies cannot evade carbon taxes by outsourcing their emissions. Jeff St. John | 12.11.193 Trends That Shaped the Grid Edge in 2019Spotting opportunity in California’s climate crisis. Shell’s acquisition spree. Google and Amazon inside your home. It was a busy year at the grid edge. John Parnell | 12.10.19Analysis: UK Election Shows Politicians Catching Up on Energy and ClimateSomething important has changed since the U.K.‘s last election: Renewable energy no longer needs subsidies. Stephen Lacey | 12.10.19This Clean Energy Tax Pro Knows All Your Deepest SecretsThis week, a special podcast episode on the secrets behind one of the best tax experts in renewable energy. Emma Foehringer Merchant | 12.10.19One Small Step for Sunrun, One Giant Leap for Virtual Power PlantsWhen solar adds storage, there are grid services to be had. Jeff St. John | 12.10.19Arcadia Raises $30M to Expand Community Solar, Home Energy PlatformMacquarie joins Arcadia’s list of investors as the community solar manager gets ready to push into new state markets. FEATURED WHITE PAPERTransforming Predictive Vegetation Management with Advanced AnalyticsLearn how The Weather Company Vegetation Management – Predict, built on IBM PAIRS Geoscope, applies predictive analytics to massive data sets to generate robust insights.Download Now ?